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Edgar, MT - Feeder Heifers

193 Head 80/20% Black/Red at 750 Lbs, Ship Feb 22

Breed/Color: Leachman Stabilizer; 80% Black Hided, 20% Red with few BWF/RWF - (few small nub horns)
Approx Head Count: 193
Base Weight: 750
Approx Shipping Date: Tuesday, February 22, 2022
  • Final Price:  $148.00
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Livestock Payment Terms: Livestock Payments will be made in Escrow prior to shipping the livestock. Funds will be held in Escrow until after the Livestock are Shipped to the Buyer. Buyer has 24 Hours to Inspect Livestock before Funds are released to the Seller. Contact Boe Robbie @ 406.855.0051 for Sales information or questions regarding payment.

The IX Ranch is a large cow/calf operation in Northern Montana supporting over 3,500 mother cows. The IX Ranch is BQA certified and the 2020 BQA Cow Calf Operation of the Year. Therefore, they take pride in raising an animal that has been well cared for and is ready to go to work.

The ranch sends the entire heifer calf crop to Centana Feedlot at Edgar, MT to background. This year Approximately 1500 head were brought to the feedlot. The ranch takes approximately 625 replacement heifers.

This set of heifers is the front end sort out of 880 head. 390 head in the best end sorted for size. Very few that will need to come out if any to make 5 loads of 58k-60k lbs. Test weighed at 621 lbs net on December 21st. Fed a grower ration to gain ~ 2.25 lbs per day. They are big country cattle and are a little flighty in the sorting alley.

Our selection criteria when choosing sires is to pay keen attention to muscling, scrotal size, feet and bone structure. We also use $Ranch and $Profit indexes formulated by Leachman's of Colorado.

  • Avg $Ranch = $54.95;
  • Avg $Profit = $11,905

The IX Ranch has purchased Leachman Stabilizer composite bulls from Leachman's of Colorado for over 12 years. We select sires for moderate weight and frame score cows. Our average mature cow weight is 1238 lbs and we select sires no bigger than frame score 6.

  • For more information on Leachman genetics please contact Lee Leachman at (970) 568-3983.
  • For more information on our feedlot performance please contact Farron Frost at Centana Feedlot (406) 860-8052.
  • Kind and Sex Feeder Heifers
  • Sex Heifers
  • Approx Head Count 193
  • Base Weight 750
  • Approximate Shipping Date Tuesday, February 22, 2022
  • Breeds or Color Percentages Leachman Stabilizer; 80% Black Hided, 20% Red with few BWF/RWF - (few small nub horns)
  • Weight Variance Uneven (+/-15%-20%)
  • Frame Size Large - Estimated Finish 1275+ lbs
  • Flesh Condition Medium
  • Quality Choice
  • Health Program Post Weaning Booster Vaccinations
  • Vaccinations Feedlot Receiving: Inforce 3, OneShot BVD, Vision 7 Somnus, Safeguard; Dec 13: Titanium 3 Booster, Revalor H Implant
  • Weaned Weaned 90+ Days
  • Origin 100% Ranch-Raised
  • Feed Program In Feedlot Pen, Fed a grower ration to gain 2.25+ ADG
  • Location Centana Feedlot, 3 miles West of Edgar MT
  • Readable Tattoo No
  • Weighing Conditions AM Gather, Weigh on the Ground with a 3% Shrink
  • Slide $0.08 Slide

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